Iris Louisiana ‘Ann Chowning’


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Iris Louisiana ‘Ann Chowning’ Marginal pond plant.

Iris Louisiana ‘Ann Chowning’. Has red flowers with a flash of yellow at the base of the falls with long light green foliage.  A beautiful plant for the shallow water areas around the edge of your pond and on shallow planting shelves.  Good for visual and structural impact.

            Iris’s are semi-aquatic plants often referred to as bog  plants or marginal plants and and provide a colourful backdrop and good       architectural structure.  An iris  makes a good addition to garden ponds, lakes,  it can be grown alongside streams and even in a moist garden spot and bog garden’s.

  • Grows to 99 cm ( 39 inches ) and has an average growth rate.
  • Plant 0-15cm (0-6 in) of water above soil. It also happy in wet soil, and boggy well drained soil.
  • Marginal pond plant (shallow water plant).
  • Flowers between May and July.
  • This iris likes full sun to partial shade.
  • After flowering cut back.
  • It may loose some of its foliage in the colder months. Brown or yellow leave can be removed  after winter to promote the plants health but leave these on for winter.
  • New growth will appear in late spring.
  • We would recommend a slow release fertiliser for this iris.
  • We would recommend a planting basket of at least 11cm across for one plant or, for more impact, plant several of the same variety in a larger basket.
  • We ship all marginal water plants bare root, this means that we wash off all the soil off before packing the  plants. During the summer months we may need to trim some of the foliage back for shipping.
  • Contact us if you require more information. We are available between 08:30am and 16:30pm via telephone Monday to Friday  and email outside of these hours we are happy to help with any queries